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2018/12/05 | Yu Jie
OPINION: Meng Hongwei's Disappearance Reveals an Ugly Internal Truth
It's a glimpse into the murky political waters where Beijing thrives at controlling outcomes – and in which Meng himself was not simply a victim.
2018/11/07 | The Interpreter
How YouTubers Are Protecting Cantonese & Other Dialects From the CCP
They didn't set out to do it, but young people in Hong Kong and China have erected a formidable line of defense against Beijing's efforts to drown out dialects in favor of Mandarin.
2018/10/15 | The Conversation
EXPLAINER: How Deng Xiaoping Shaped Modern China
China's recent economic slowdown may be further vindication of Deng Xiaoping's economic foresight, writes James Laurenceson.
2018/08/24 | Catherine Chou
The Worrying Cross-Strait and Linguistic Messages of 'Crazy Rich Asians'
The film is now in theaters in Taiwan. Is it a victory for Asian representation in Hollywood, or for the linguistic and cultural domination of the Chinese Communist Party?
2018/08/13 | China Brief
Academic Assault on Xi's Policies Hints at Scaled Back Belt and Road
Xi Jinping's Belt and Road has been subjected to a flurry of academic criticism, a sign of brewing discontent over what is seen as excessive spending on 'foreign aid'.
2018/07/25 | Global Voices
Fear and Censorship in China Following Latest Vaccine Scandal
The low-quality vaccines have not been shown to harm anyone, but citizens are outraged as another scandal has rocked China's pharmaceutical companies. And internet censors are out in full force.
2017/09/23 | Frances Kitt
China: No Country for Old Men?
The way in which Xi deals with the age question in the make-up of the PSC will be a good indicator of the nature of his power and the extent of his success.
2017/08/25 | Carl Minzner
'Xi-ism' and Deepening Institutional Decay in China
The relevant question is no longer whether the 19th Party Congress will see Xi elevated above Jiang and Hu. Rather, it is: how far will this go?
2017/07/20 | Fengshi Wu
Bumpy Road Ahead: Living with China's New NGO Laws
The full implementation and revision of the new law will take time, and the process will not be smooth, writes Fengshi Wu.
2017/07/14 | Edward White
Hong Kong By-Elections Now Loom as Critical Test for Democracy Movement
A court decision today paves the way for a series of by-elections that may prove critical for the future of Hong Kong’s democracy movement.
2017/07/14 | Wu'er Kaixi
'Murdered but Undefeated' - Wu'er Kaixi Reflects on the Loss of His Friend, Liu Xiaobo
'It is time for the world to ask itself, are we accomplices, do we appease this, or do we stand up against so-called Chinese values?'
2017/07/11 | Oiwan Lam
How China's Biggest Video Game Became the Target of the Chinese Communist Party
Chinese Communist Party media and commentators have objections to the game that go beyond its supposedly addictive nature. They are concerned about the game's storyline, which they say 'subverts Chinese history,' writes Oiwan Lam.
2017/06/28 | Scott Shackelford
Internet Balkanization in China
China’s new cybersecurity law is part of a worrying global trend towards Internet Balkanisation, Scott Shackleford writes.
2017/06/26 | Daniel Fazio
Money is Power: Chinese Political Donations Threaten Australian Democracy
Australia’s political parties taking substantial donations from sources linked to the Chinese Communist Party raises serious concerns, Daniel Fazio writes.